Ex-Corbyn supporter Louise Haigh MP now backing Owen Smith

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Sheffield Heeley MP Louise Haigh opened up a key campaign event for Labour challenger Owen Smith by saying he has the “energy to fight the Tories”. Ms Haigh was a supporter of Jeremy Corbyn among the new intake of Labour … Continue reading

Labour MP Sarah Champion who quit Jeremy Corbyn’s front bench last month ‘unresigns’ and gets her old job back

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A Labour MP who quit Jeremy Corbyn’s shadow cabinet last month has been reinstated after she “unresigned” back to her old post. A spokesperson for the party leader’s office confirmed to the Independent that Sarah Champion had asked to re-join … Continue reading

Life and politics can change….honestly, gulp!

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Life and politics can change….honestly, gulp! Courtesy  of Labour’s NEC backing Corbyn we will soon be be testing out the political theory that elections in England are won by those who grab the centre ground. By selecting Theresa May the … Continue reading

Shaun Wright – friendships revealed?

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How on earth could Leader, Cllr “flaky” Lakin vote in a motion of no confidence to oust close and trusted friend Shaun “Im All” Wright after holidaying so many times with him and enjoying the Wright Families hospitality. I presume … Continue reading

MPs to investigate Rotherham Council takeover

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The takeover of Rotherham Council by Government-appointed commissioners in the wake of the child abuse scandal is to be investigated by MPs. Commissioners were ordered into Rotherham following an investigation by Louise Casey in February 2015 which found the authority’s … Continue reading

The latest machinations of Rotherham Council

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Some reflections on the latest machinations of Rotherham Council. They have still left the appointments of Cabinet members to the Leaders patronage. I did think that after Rodger the Dodger they might have learned some lessons but apparently not. Power … Continue reading